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Dual Personality

By Philip_H
The Sally B, an airworthy 1945-built Boeing B-17G Flying Fortress based at the American Air Museum Duxford, England, now preserved and operated as a flying memorial to the tens of thousands of American aircrew who lost their lives in her sister aircraft during the Second World War.

The Sally B was used in the film Memphis Belle as one of 5 flying B-17s needed for various film scenes, and it was used to replicate the real Memphis Belle in one scene. Half of the aircraft is still in the Memphis Belle livery

Thanks for all the C&Cs on 'Wool Church'.

Best wishes,

Tags: Transport Aeroplane Bomber Memphis belle Wwii Sally b Flying fortress Usaaf Boeing B-17G Flying memorial American Air museum duxford

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nonur Plus
9 17 13 Turkey
4 Dec 2012 6:29PM
An unusual film star, a nice looking lady!Wink

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HELANA 8 United Kingdom
4 Dec 2012 6:36PM
Lovely angle. Good story.
NDODS 7 5.1k 125 United Kingdom
4 Dec 2012 6:56PM
A wonderful image Phillip, love the detail in the bull nose gunners position.

Regards Nathan
4 Dec 2012 7:29PM
A great image
Herge88 11 40 4 England
4 Dec 2012 9:51PM
Great to see Phillip, good detail throughout.

Best Matt
4 Dec 2012 10:06PM
Great story and image Philip..Lin
Hermanus 5 4 South Africa
5 Dec 2012 5:48AM
A great photo Philip !! I'll fly with the checkered personality - should be more fun SmileGrin
Maiwand 11 3 73 England
5 Dec 2012 11:22AM
Three cheers to all who flew in this and all the others.

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